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Vicem Hoang Mai Cement plans new plant, Vietnam

12 October 2015, Published under Cement News

Vicem Hoang Mai Cement JSC has announced plans to build a cement factory at an estimated cost of VND10.8trn (US$480m) in the central Vietnam province of Nghe An. The Hoang Mai Cement 2 factory will be constructed in the 2016-20 period in two phases, providing more than 2Mta of cement after the completion of each phase. The plant will serve the central region as well as export markets.

Huaxin Cement to launch 5Mta project in Kazakhstan

12 October 2015, Published under Cement News

Shanghai-listed Huaxin Cement Co, Ltd will erect a cement project with a capacity of 5Mta in Kazakhstan. The new dry-process cement production line will start construction by the end of the year. (Source: Xinhua's China Economic Information Service)

Kenya: West Pokot plant construction poised for 2016 start

25 September 2015, Published under Cement News

Construction work on a long-awaited cement plant in West Pokot County, Kenya, is due to commence early next year, company officials have confirmed. Cemtech Ltd, a subsidiary of India's Sanghi Group of companies, will begin construction work for the KES12bn following approval by engineers who had earlier raised queries over its site, among other issues.  The company acquired 650 hectares of land for the 1.2Mta plant about six years ago. Diptish Nandha, general manager of Cemtech, affirme...

Siam City Cement to set up Cambodian JV

24 September 2015, Published under Cement News

Thailand-based Siam City Cement (SCCC) has approved a plan to set up a joint venture with Chip Mong Group to operate a cement plant in Cambodia. Thailand’s second-largest cement producer SCCC will take 40 per cent equity in Chip Mong Cement Corporation Ltd, the joint venture firm, and Chip Mong Group and three other individuals will hold the majority 60 per cent. The JV firm has a registered capital of US$150m, comprising 75,000 ordinary shares at a par value of US$2000 each. It is expe...

Dangote opens grinding plant in Cameroon, Zimbabwe works on the cards

01 September 2015, Published under Cement News

Dangote Cement Plc has inaugurated its 1.5Mta cement grinding plant in Douala, Cameroon. In addition, the company laid the foundation for a 200m terminal in Base Elf area, of the Douala Port. President of the Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, said he company has decided to begin work on the second phase of the plant, which will see the doubling of its capacity to 3Mta. Zimbabwe plans The company has also indicated its intention to open a US$400m cement plant in Zimbabwe with a capacity of 1....

VCM gets grinding project green light, Vietnam

25 August 2015, Published under Cement News

Vietnam’s central province of Binh Dinh has granted approval to the Vietnam Construction Material Company (VCM) to establish a new grinding plant in the region. VCM can survey areas at industrial parks in the province for the 1Mta grinding plant, the Ministry of Construction said on its website on 21 August. The new project is expected to an involve an investment of VND600bn (US$26.9m), VCM said. (Source: Vietnam News Brief Service).

New licences to be issued for Upper Egypt

25 August 2015, Published under Cement News

Egypt's Ministry of Industry and Trade is to grant new licences for cement factories in Upper Egypt governorates next September, according to local press reports. Minister Monir Fakhry Abdel Nour said during an interview with the "60 Minutes" radio show on Radio Masr that the new licences target meeting future needs of local market for cement until 2020. The ministry will announce the new licences after completing studies on them. (Source: Amwal Al Ghad).


24 August 2015, Published under Cement News

PPC has held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new 0.7Mta cement works in Msara, near Harare, Zimbabwe. The US$80m plant, which will become the company’s second facility in the country, is due to be commissioned in the second half of this year. The plant is currently under construction by China’s Sinoma International Engineering. “While our existing plant in Bulawayo has positioned us well in Matabeleland, it is clear that much of the country’s future growth centres around Harare and north...

Anhui Conch

24 August 2015, Published under Cement News

Anhui Conch has reportedly signed an agreement to construct a 2Mta cement plant in Ulyanovsk, Russia. Located on the Volga River in the west of the country, Ulyanovsk lies 893km from Moscow. The new plant is rumoured to be costing US$274m. Cement demand is expected to be strong in the region following the announcement of over 325 infrastructure projects over the last five years. Over half of these are due to be realised in 2015-2020 with some planned to finish closer to 2030. In total the ...

JSW Group resumes plans for Bengal plant, India

21 August 2015, Published under Cement News

The JSW Group has proposed to build a 2.5Mta slag-based cement plant in Salboni, Bengal. Should everything proceed as planned, the Mumbai-based conglomerate may start the project next year. The company had originally signed an agreement with the Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee-government to invest in a 10Mt steel and 1680MW power plant, which had included a cement unit to utilise the slag generated from the blast furnace plant. However, the project was put on hold in December 2014. But now the pl...